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Oct 13, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. prop 38 backed by the civil rights attorney will last 12 years and increase personal income taxes using a sliding scale. there has been a battle between supporters of the measures this weekend in oakley, high school students and community leaders are hoping to knock on 1,000 doors, asking for voters to support prop 30. >>> thank you for the clarification. >>> the end of an era for a south bay business. the owners of the san jose based company say time to retire. customers well have to look elsewhere for the fresh crab pu purchased kr ed christmas week, turkeys at thanksgiving. the seafood kitchen next door to the market will reman open. >>> it has the been weeks since a winning lottery ticket sold is unclaimed. worth $220 t. sold at the market for the september 10th drawing. it matched all five winning numbers. 20, 5, 33, 36, 11. missed the number of 11. the actual winning ticket must be presented to lottery officials for the prize to be claimed. ahead, a potentially expensive problem. first of its kind cafe opening up here in the bay area. a major piece of history, inching its way arou
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the oakland police department? civil rights attorneys are explaining why they are asking for a federal takeover. a motion was filed to put the department in receivership, for them the final straw was the latest federal monitoring report that provided no hope the monitor criticized the department's handling of officer involved shooting and oakland demonstration. >> we can't wait for more empty promises. we can't wait for officers, many of whom, most of whom are doing a great job here at oakland, to fail to get the training and supervision that they need. >> on the flip side the mayor and the police chief have said they believe the department is moving in the right direction and will work to keep it under control control. >> it wasn't the first time prosecutors claim a morgan hill mother used her 10-year-old daughter more than once to shoplift. prosecutors say when employees spotted marcie stealing on september 19th it was her second attempt. they were unable to catch her two weeks earlier. she was charged with commercial burglary and a count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
be an invasion of privacy. >> reporter: that's right, concerns over privacy sand civil rights. the sheriff's office is the one dringing this idea up, and it is very preliminary at this point. but here is a picture of a thrown that they tested just two months ago, that the office tested two months ago. a handful of law enforcement agencies in the country have gotten federal approval to use them. and if the sheriff's office does so, it would be the first in california. >> you'll be able to see what the drone is seeing as it's flying. >> reporter: at four pounds and four feet wide, this drone gets a bird's-eye view that officers on the ground are often blind to. >> it can save lives. >> reporter: in this demonstration in dub lick, it's a man standing in the shadows on a roof top with explosives in his reach. >> near priceless. it's valuable to any officer, as you're setting up your perimeters and knowing what the suspect may have in his hands, how the suspect is dressed, what are the avs of escape. >> reporter: the sheriff says his office would only use them during emergencies. >> pursuing a
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
.s. supreme court heard arguments today in the most important civil rights case to come before justices in the past six years. it's a challenge to the use of race as a factor in admissions at university of texas. >> and bay area students are watching this very carefully, and the uc regents are actively weigh inning. marianne favro is live with reaction tonight. >> reporter: here on campus a hearing today is resurrecting the debate over which factors should go into determining which students are aadmitted. it involves abigail fisher, a white woman that applied to the university of texas in 2008. she claims her race prevented her from getting accepted, and she's suing university. >> i hope the court rules that a student's race andette nis he city should not be considered when aapplying to the university of texas. >> reporter: the university of texas standing by it's policy. at san jose state we asked students if they thought race should be considered during admissions. >> it should be equal opportunity for everyone. >> i don't think race should be a factor in admissions because, you know,
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm PDT
are already sending americans to do the job but fewer of them. >> that's right. we're sending in more afghans to do the job. afghans to do the job. >> let's move to another war, the civil war in syria. there are estimates that more than 25,000, 30,000 people have now been killed. in march of last year, president obama explained the military action taken in libya by saying it was in the national interest to go in and prevent further massacres from occurring there. so why doesn't the same logic apply in syria? vice president biden. >> it's a different country. it's a different country. it is five times as large geographically. it has one-fifth the population, that is libya. one-fifth the population, five times as large geographically. it's in a part of the world where they're not going to see whatever would come from that war would seep into a regional war. you are in a country that is heavily populated in the midst of the most dangerous area in the world. and if in fact it blows up and the wrong people gain control, it's going to have impact on the entire region, causing potentially regional w
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